On a drizzly Monday morning in October of 1963, the jackhammers arrived, piercing
the pink granite of New York City's Pennsylvania Station, and the monumental act of
Step back now into McKim, Mead & White's lost masterpiece...walk through the cathedral-like arcade into the Main Waiting Room reminiscent of the Baths of Caracalla and into the Concourse, the station's dramatic steel and glass train shed.
Through rare vintage photographs and evocative text, Lorraine B. Diehl's book, The Late, Great Pennsylvania Station will bring New York City's vanished railroad station to life.
While Lorraine Diehl no longer does tours, you can
still have a free tour of Pennsylvania Station. Tours take place every fourth
Monday of the month at 12:30pm. Meet John Turkeli at the 34th Street Partnership
Tourist Info booth in the Main Rotunda of Penn Station to participate.
To take a "virtual" tour, click below.
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